Mix Media Artist Janna-Marie Peruta is a resident of Middletown, Connecticut. She was born in Meriden, Connecticut in September 1985, during storm Gloria. She resided in Meriden, Ct until she was 25 years old. She has always been a part of the art community, in many different forms. She was part of the Wesleyan University CCY program when she was 16 years old, studying poetry and non-fiction writing. She was a general studies major at Middlesex Community College before leaving to start a full time position as well as starting a family. Through out the years she has maintained a fascination for all things creative. She loves to paint and has been affiliated with art shows in her community. She is currently working on a collection of watercolor paintings for her solo show, due to happen sometime this coming winter. Her flare for photography has been a constant since she was a very little girl. She loved to take pictures and tote her camera around with her wherever she went. As Janna became an adult, the fascination with photography only intensified, thus, The art of JMPeruta was born. The Art of JMPeruta focuses mainly on various mediums of drawing, painting, photography. She lives with her loving husband and two children. She has been married since 2007. Aside from artistic adventures, Janna likes to spend her time with her family, hiking and cooking.